Election of the Century: The American Presidency and the World
Talbott, Strobe (2007-10-09)
International Law and Imminent Threats
Taylor, Terence (2006-01-12)
Dr. Taylor argues that given the apparent differences between governments and among their citizens some common understanding of what constitutes an imminent threat is necessary to maintain the rule of law and to provide ...
Strategy, Military Transformation, and the Role of Air Power
Worden, Major General R. Mike (2007-10-04)
U.S. Air Force strategy in the 21st century
How the Second World War Was Won
Kennedy, Paul (2007-04-12)
In this lecture, Paul Kennedy will talk about a new book project, an operational history of the Second World War, which, unlike his earlier writings (such as The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers), will pay much more ...
Economies of Affect: Memory, Emotion and International Politics
Ross, Andrew A. G. (2007-10-17)
Ross is working on a book, Economies of Affect: Memory, Emotion, and International Politics, which puts forward a new perspective on passion in international politics. He sees political passion as emotion-laden environments, ...
William Perry - Joseph J. Kruzel Memorial Lecture
Perry, William (2006-11-21)
William Perry is the Michael and Barbara Berberian Professor at Stanford University, with a joint appointment at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and the School of Engineering. Perry was the 19th ...
Central Intelligence before the CIA
Cullather, Nick (2015-03-02)
"Ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall set you free," reads the inscription in the lobby of CIA headquarters in Langley. But how does one produce truth, what constitutes knowing, and who, exactly, is Ye? These ...
A Theory of Societal Collapse: Convergent Shocks, Thermodynamic Disequilibrium, and Brittleness
Homer-Dixon, Thomas (2007-10-02)
Homer-Dixon’s most recent research has focused on threats to global security in the 21st century and on how societies adapt to complex economic, ecological, and technological change. His work is highly interdisciplinary, ...